The Throwback: Twitter Wars?

Dawg Post is going into the vault to dig up some stories you should go back and read.

Check out today's Dawg Post Throwback Story of the Day, featuring a piece from Athens Banner-Herald Georgia beat writer Marc Weiszer in 2012 detailing Twitter and its effect on the Georgia-Georgia Tech rivalry.

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MACON - Georgia Tech cornerback Rod Sweeting was a freshman in 2009 when Georgia won the state rivalry game in Atlanta and its top tailbacks wrote this message on themselves: "I Run This State."

Two more Georgia wins in the series later, the official Twitter account of Georgia football has adopted the slogan. Its handle is @WeRunThisState.

"I don't really feed into all that," Sweeting said Tuesday at the Peach State Pigskin Preview event at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. "We'll have to see this year. Unfortunately, I haven't beaten them yet. I've got to go out and hopefully beat them this year."

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